Table 2

Characteristics of participants in focus groups

Patient numberCharacteristicLocation
1Family member of patient with bilateral hearing aidsBirmingham
2Unilateral CI userLondon
3Family member of patient with unilateral CILondon
4Unilateral CI and unilateral hearing aid userManchester
5Family member of patient with bilateral hearing aidsBirmingham
6Bilateral hearing aid userLeeds
7Unilateral BAHA userLondon
8Unilateral CI userSheffield
9Bilateral CI userOxford
10Bilateral CI userOxford
11Member of patient group of patients with hearing lossLondon
12Unilateral BAHA userLeicester
13Unilateral CI userNorwich
14Unilateral CI user and works in a hearing-loss charityLondon
15Unilateral CI and unilateral hearing aid userLondon
16Bilateral BAHA userLondon
17Unilateral BAHA and unilateral hearing aidBrighton
18Unilateral CI and unilateral BAHAReading
19Bilateral CI userSwindon
  • CI, cochlear implant, BAHA: bone anchored hearing aid.